Wellington Region

Region at the southern end of New Zealand's North Island
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1989
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Greater Wellington
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latitude-41.283
longitude174.767
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population
504,900
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June 2016
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8,140 square kilometre
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Coordinates: 41°17′S 174°46′E / 41.283°S 174.767°E / -41.283; 174.767 The Wellington Region (also known as Greater Wellington) is a local-government region of New Zealand that occupies the southern end of the North Island. The region covers an area of 8,049 square kilometres (3,108 sq mi), and has a population of 522,100 (June 2018). The region takes its name from Wellington, New Zealand's capital city and the region's seat. The Wellington urban area, including the cities of Wellington, Porirua, Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt, accounts for 80 percent of the region's population; other major urban areas include the Kapiti conurbation (Waikanae, Paraparaumu, Raumati and Paekakariki), and the town of Masterton.
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